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Best practice in wound bed preparation and biofilm-based wound management includes debridement to create a clean wound bed and to assist in minimising the redevelopment of biofilm. Biofilm that is not removed inhibits healing and redevelops if not prevented from doing so with topical antimicrobial agents. Monofilament fibre debriding technology (MFDT) is used for effective and rapid mechanical debridement of loose material, slough and biofilm. The objective of this evaluation was to determine the clinical effect and consequential levels of health professional and patient satisfaction with the results of a biofilm pathway that included MFDT to achieve debridement.
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Name: Journal of wound care
To determine the clinical effect and consequential levels of health professionals and patient satisfaction with the results of debridement episodes of wounds with visible slough and/or scaly skin usin...
Analyse the cost-effectiveness and treatment outcomes of debridement (standard of care) plus BlastX, a biofilm-disrupting wound gel (group 1) or a triple-antibiotic, maximum-strength ointment (group 2...
Biofilm processes are widely used in wastewater treatment. The biofilm has highly heterogeneous interior structure, which can significantly affect the transport processes and the biological reactions ...
A novel quantitative analysis method for cellulose fibre was developed to understand its behaviour in biological wastewater treatment and waste sludge processes. The method developed in this study was...
This study investigates the advantages of hydrosurgical debridement compared with surgical debridement.
Patients who present to a wound care center for management of their wounds will be evaluated clinically to establish if their wounds are chronic or acute. These patients will undergo stan...
This is a prospective study of Veterans with diabetic foot ulcers who will be randomized to either a Larval Debridement Therapy group (Biobags every 4 days x 2 applications) or a Sharp Deb...
The purpose of this study is to determine in situ the bacterial viability, thickness and bacterial diversity of a biofilm formed on different substrates in comparison to a naturally tooth-...
Standard care of care and up to twelve (12) weekly debridements. Subjects randomized into the weekly debridement group will receive up to twelve (12) debridement during the twelve (12) we...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the changes in clinical and imaging outcomes following arthroscopic treatment of chondral lesion(s) by Radiofrequency-Based debridement or Mechanic...
A COAGULASE-negative species of STAPHYLOCOCCUS found on the skin and MUCOUS MEMBRANE of warm-blooded animals. Similar to STAPHYLOCOCCUS EPIDERMIDIS and STAPHYLOCOCCUS HAEMOLYTICUS, it is a nosocomial pathogen in NICU settings. Subspecies include generally antibiotic susceptible and BIOFILM negative capitis and antibiotic resistant and biofilm positive urealyticus isolates.
The application of scientific knowledge or technology to the field of radiology. The applications center mostly around x-ray or radioisotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes but the technological applications of any radiation or radiologic procedure is within the scope of radiologic technology.
An office established to help Congress participate and plan for the consequences of uses of technology. It provided information on both the beneficial and adverse effects of technological applications. The Office of Technology Assessment closed on September 29, 1995.
Participation of employees with management as a labor-management team, in decisions pertaining to the operational activities of the organization or industry.
The management of all procurement, distribution, and storage of equipment and supplies, as well as logistics management including laundry, processing of reusables, etc.
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Alternative medicine are whole medical systems that did not fit with conventional medicine as they have completely different philosophies and ideas on the causes of disease, methods of diagnosis and approaches to treatment. Although often overlapping, co...